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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Suffolk

Just contacted my conveyancing solicitor in Suffolk who conducted the legals two years ago requesting a conveyancing costs illustration based on an identical type of house sale & purchase (a leasehold property and a freehold premises) of almost identical values with a loan from Nottingham Building Society. It looks as though am now being quoted twice the amount. Am I right to be tempted to shop around for a cheaper internet conveyancer?

The quote is fractionally on the high side. If you you were to look around you could reduce the fees slightly by as much as a hundred pounds. On the other hand, providing that you were content with the service the firm gave you mightcome to rue opting for an an unknown conveyancer. Don't forget to check that the solicitor can represent Nottingham Building Society. You can utilise our search tool to find a Suffolk conveyancing firm on the Nottingham Building Society conveyancing panel, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Suffolk.

I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and must leave my let out flat in Suffolk by the end of next month. Conveyancing for my house purchase is progressing. Can I complete in a couple of weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into temporary accommodation?

Generally one should not give notice for your tenancy unless you have exchanged. If you have not already done so, speak to your conveyancer and request that they seek the assistance the other solicitors, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will work towards

What can a local search reveal concerning the house I am buying in Suffolk?

Suffolk conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example Onsearch The local search is essential in every Suffolk conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject headings.

I am buying a new build apartment in Suffolk. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Suffolk

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

We today discovered that one of the directors of the firm acting on the purchase conveyancing in Suffolk is an uncle of the seller. Is this acceptable?

As long as no conflict arises this is allowable. Where you are obtaining mortgage finance then the lender may have a say as many banks have specific instructions concerning this. For example for HSBC as of 15/4/2024, the requirements read as follows :

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